Archive: Roy Nelson

Nov 20, 2012 11:03 am

White Growing Frustrated With Fighters Who Turn Down Fights | UFC NEWS

“(Kongo) turned down the fight whether it was on short notice or whatever. It’s the second fight he’s turned down in a row… It’s a lot more normal with guys who are worried about losing. Guys who are in a position where if they lose, you know what I mean? You’re either fighters or you’re...

Nov 20, 2012 9:07 am

BJPenn.Com Radio: Carwin, Miletich, War Machine, Cesar Gracie & Julie Kedzie

  Tomorrow night on BJPenn.Com Radio your hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will speak with five guests who are sure to entertain you and make your Wednesday night that much better. Leading off will be former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin who will discuss his recent knee injury that knocked him out his...

Nov 19, 2012 5:41 pm

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 10 Tanks with 643,000 Viewers on FX | UFC News

“The Ultimate Fighter 16: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson” episode 10 drew 643,000 viewers on FX, down from the 921,000 who tuned in for the debut of episode 9 the previous week, becoming the second-smallest ratings of the season – a notable drop from the prior week. TUF episode 10 featured Team Carwin’s Neil Magny earning...

Nov 17, 2012 9:25 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 10 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

Episode 10 – “Coming For You” – of The Ultimate Fighter® Fridays reality series aired Friday night on FX and featured two of this season’s four quarterfinal matchups. Despite a close first and second round between Team Carwin’s Neil Magny and Bristol Marunde, Magny claimed the win via unanimous decision. Viewers also watched as Team...

Nov 16, 2012 8:57 am

Exclusive: TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #6

  Bio: Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of APEX MMA. The...

Nov 16, 2012 8:20 am

Matt Mitrione Steps In For The Injured Shane Carwin at TUF: 16 Finale | UFC NEWS

When Shane Carwin announced he was injured and could not compete in the TUF: 16 main event against Roy Nelson the UFC president thought, “Not again.” Well it didn’t take long to find a replacement, less than 24 hours later Matt Mitrione agreed to step in and take the toughest fight of his career against...

Nov 15, 2012 7:29 am

Update: Shane Carwin Will Not Require Surgery; Looking to Return in February

  Yesterday it was reported that former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin had blown out his knee and was forced out of his December 15th bout with fellow Ultimate Fighter coach Roy Nelson. Carwin’s manager confirmed with BJPenn.Com this morning that the injury will not require surgery and that Carwin is shooting for a February return to...

Nov 14, 2012 3:28 pm

Carwin Forced Out of TUF Finale with Blown Knee | UFC News

The first time fans have seen Shane Carwin in over a year is as a coach on the current season of the Ultimate Fighter opposite of Roy Nelson. Carwin was on the sidelines after the rehab process following back surgery took much longer than expected. Roy Nelson was scheduled to face Carwin at UFC 125, but...

Nov 10, 2012 8:00 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 9 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

Episode nine – “Betrayal” – of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays reality series aired Friday night on FX and saw Team Carwin’s Mike Ricci dominate Team Nelson’s number one pick, Dom Waters in the final preliminary fight of the series via unanimous decision. The teams are now even, with four fighters each moving on to the...

Nov 9, 2012 10:57 am

TUF 16 Coaches Pass Pre-Fight Drug Tests | MMA News

  Nice to finally see good news in the realm of MMA drug test results. TUF coaches Shane Carwin (12-2) and Roy Nelson (17-7) have both passed their pre-fight drug test for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale which is set to take place on December 15th, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Resort in...

Nov 7, 2012 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE | TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #5

  Bio: WFF & CFFC Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of...

Nov 6, 2012 8:50 am

VIDEO | Roy Nelson: Dana And I Are Husband And Wife | UFC NEWS

“The relationship with Dana is we’re a husband and a wife,” said Nelson, without specifiying who was the wife. “We have that marriage. The way I look at it now is we’re in couples therapy, and we’re working on a relationship. When it’s your significant other, they just want what’s best for you. He just...

Nov 3, 2012 5:47 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 8 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The episode opens up revisiting the Matt Secor/Michael Hill decision debacle of last week. Dana bashes both the judges for terrible decision making and the fighters themselves for their poor performances. On the bright side, he does admit that he’ll save a bunch of money this season due to the lack of finishes. Michael Hill...

Nov 1, 2012 5:59 pm

Jamie Varner to Face Melvin Guillard at TUF 16 Finale

  Two lightweights coming off of losses will face one another at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 on December 15 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced today that Jamie Varner and Melvin Guillard have verbally agreed to face one another. Jamie Varner made his return to Zuffa a successful one at UFC 146 when he...

Nov 1, 2012 4:50 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 7 Gets Decreased Audience | UFC NEWS

Same story different week… The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 7 showed...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Dustin Poirier vs. Jonathan Brookins booked for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

It was recently announced that a fight between featherweights Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Jonathan Brookins (13-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will take place at the “TUF 16 Finale”, set for December 15th at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dustin Poirier returns to the...